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This paper explores a fundamental discipline in any photovoltaic (PV) system: the monitoring and prediction of energy production. A PV system's financial outcome can be directly correlated with the measurement and prediction of its energy and can be used to compute electricity rates.

Source: Leonardo ENERGY
Date: January 2015

The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation provide the Global Solar Atlas—in addition to a series of global, regional and country GIS data layers and poster maps—to support the scale-up of solar power in their client countries.

Source: The World Bank Group
Date: January 2017

This guide is intended to present, in a practical and comprehensive manner, basic smart city concepts and principles, as well as the elements necessary for the formation of smart cities.

Source: Inter-American Development Bank
Date: July 2016

The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization. As of 2016, the IGA has more than 5,000 members in over 65 countries.

Source: International Geothermal Association

TRANSrisk conducted 15 case studies that explore the transition to low-carbon economies, including 14 country-level case studies and one at the global and regional level.

Source: Transitions Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption Strategies (TRANSrisk)
Date: November 2016

This report summarizes the experience of public financing agencies and relevant lessons learned regarding the use of publicly backed guarantees (PBGs) to build clean energy markets.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2010

The purpose of this report was to assist European Commission Member State governments in preparing for the implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) and to guide a European policy for Renewable Energy Standards (RES) in the mid- to long-term.

Source: European Commission, Ecofys, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Energy Economics Group, Lithuanian Energy Institute
Date: October 2009

This report addresses best practices for small hydro systems. Small hydro represents a small but secure and reliable source of renewable energy, however, the transaction costs of realizing that potential are high and provide a major stumbling block to implementation.

Source: European Commission, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Date: September 2005

This report examines the role of coal as an energy source in a world where constraints on carbon emissions are adopted to mitigate global climate change.

Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date: January 2007

The Policies and Measures databases is a collection of three databases that provide information on policies and measures taken or planned to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiency and support renewable energy development and deployment.

Source: International Energy Agency